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In 1948, Noel Brooks published Fight for the Faith and Freedom as a defense of a many and a movement for he had great respect and allegiance.
Brooks had aligned himself with the Elim Pentecostal Fellowship, which Jeffreys' had formed. The association emphasized local church autonomy among other points of polity. In 1938, a group within the Elim Fellowship acquired control of the organization. In response, Jeffreys, along with several supporters and churches, disassociated themselves from Elim. When Jeffreys formed the Bible-Pattern Fellowship, Brooks followed.
Historian Vinson Synan, writing in his history of the Pentecostal Holiness Church, states Brooks had been employed by Jeffreys.
The fervor of youth enthusiasm tempered in time, and according to historian Desmond Cartwright, despite attempts to have the work removed the book remained in print.